'Fortress' in the Bible
He said,“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;
“God is my strong fortress;And He sets the blameless in His way.
and came to the fortress of Tyre and to all the cities of the Hivites and of the Canaanites, and they went out to the south of Judah, to Beersheba.
In Ecbatana in the fortress, which is in the province of Media, a scroll was found and there was written in it as follows: “Memorandum—
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king’s forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress which is by the temple, for the wall of the city and for the house to which I will go.” And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.
then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.
The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge;My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
For You are my rock and my fortress;For Your name’s sake You will lead me and guide me.
Be to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually come;You have given commandment to save me,For You are my rock and my fortress.
I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress,My God, in whom I trust!”
My lovingkindness and my fortress,My stronghold and my deliverer,My shield and He in whom I take refuge,Who subdues my people under me.
The rich man’s wealth is his fortress,The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
But one of the descendants of her line will arise in his place, and he will come against their army and enter the fortress of the king of the North, and he will deal with them and display great strength.
“His sons will mobilize and assemble a multitude of great forces; and one of them will keep on coming and overflow and pass through, that he may again wage war up to his very fortress.
Forces from him will arise, desecrate the sanctuary fortress, and do away with the regular sacrifice. And they will set up the abomination of desolation.
It is He who flashes forth with destruction upon the strong,So that destruction comes upon the fortress.
The one who scatters has come up against you.Man the fortress, watch the road;Strengthen your back, summon all your strength.
“They mock at kingsAnd rulers are a laughing matter to them.They laugh at every fortressAnd heap up rubble to capture it.